chase

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noun
ADJECTIVE
long, short
high-speed
car

The film ends with a long car chase.

police
wild goose

He sent us on a wild goose chase (= a search for sth that cannot be found).

VERB + CHASE
give (esp. BrE), take up

The old lady shouted for help and then gave chase.

A police officer arrived on the scene and took up the chase.

give up

Exhausted and hungry, the hunters finally gave up the chase.

join, join in

Several children joined in the chase.

CHASE + NOUN
scene, sequence

The movie opens with an exciting chase scene.

PHRASES
the thrill of the chase

What did he really want? Was it just the thrill of the chase?

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verb
Chase is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑hound, ↑lion, ↑mob
Chase is used with these nouns as the object: ↑ball, ↑butterfly, ↑dream, ↑mirage, ↑mouse, ↑prey, ↑rabbit, ↑robber, ↑tail, ↑tornado

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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